Twitter Trend Awards Reveals Top Trending Anime Words for Each Month in 2018
posted on by Kim Morrissy
Every year, the Twitter Trend Awards give out a prize to the most-tweeted words on the social media platform. Last year, Kemono Friends was dubbed Anime of the Year, leading to director TATSUKI accepting the award while wearing a penguin suit.
In the lead up to the award announcements on December 26, the Twitter Trend Awards account has been posting the most popular anime-related words on Twitter for each month. According to their tweets, the most popular words are as follows:
- your name.
- Tiger & Bunny
- "Takagi-san! Why you little...!" (a reference to Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san)
- "I've been thinking about Hellshake Yano"
- "Let's Meet At The Witch Assembly" (a tag for witch-themed art)
- Zoids World
- Pop Team Epic
- Ojamajo Doremi Quiz
- "A title you really want to see become an anime"
- "Gundam lol" (Gundam Wing was rebroadcast on TV during this time, and the Japanese slang word for 'lol' is 'w')
- "A rush of anime adaptations" (Refers to the anime announcements of Karakuri Circus, Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation, Dorohedoro, etc.)
- Gegege no Kitarō
- Tokyo Ghoul:re
- Zero the Enforcer (from Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer)
- Liz and the Blue Bird
- "Orga no. 1" (refers to the character from Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans)
- Den-noh Coil
- "Thank you, IDOLiSH7"
- DARLING in the FRANXX
- Girls und Panzer das Final
- "Four Manga That Made Me Who I Am"
- Netflix's commercial
- "Stop piracy"
- Code Geass the Re;surrection
- "Gintama has five episodes left"
- "Your Pancreas" (a reference to the novel and movie I want to eat your pancreas)
- "My voice actor is..." (a reference to an online application at the time that gave you the name of a voice actor who would voice your character when you input your name.)
- "Comiket costs money now"
- Hypnosis Mic Final Battle
- Sea Otter Pot (a reference to a dish featured in Golden Kamuy)
- Yuki Yuna
- Ghost in the Shell
- Cure Infini (a reference to a character in Hugtto! Precure
- Princess Principal
- "Everyone relive Liz and the Blue Bird together"
Update: "Rakko Pot" was corrected to "Sea Otter Pot" from Golden Kamuy.
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